Double-team maneuvers are moves that use two wrestlers, rather than one, to apply pressure to the opponent. They are often used in tag team matches. Double-team maneuvers include a variety of submission holds and throws. Wikipedia has more information on these moves. This article will focus on two double-team moves in Wrestling Melbourne WWE.
Wikipedia article Professional wrestling double-team maneuvers
Double-team maneuvers are two-way submission holds and throws that are used in professional wrestling. These moves are commonly used by tag teams in tag team matches. Many double-team moves have received their own names, and are considered signature moves by the wrestler who performs them. Many moves also fall within one or more of the following categories.
Whiplashes is a common term for double-team moves. Two wrestlers perform these moves by securing their arms under the opponent’s arm and throwing them up. The second wrestler then releases the hold, sending the opponent crashing backwards. These moves are often used to great effect by the Hardy Boyz.
The single-leg suplex and double-arm suplex are all examples of double-team moves in wrestling. In Japan, the aided STO is a very popular move. This maneuver is called “oregatokare” in Japan. It involves the second wrestler hitting STO on the same opponent.
The Dudley Death Drop is another double team maneuver that involves two wrestling partners. The attacker holds the opponent’s neck and then moves forward to drive the opponent’s torso onto the mat. The victim is then thrown backward on top of his own back, neck, and head.
The double-team maneuvers may also involve two wrestlers using their own moves. One could use a fireman’s carry with two people, or a single-wrestler might do a double-head falls. A double-team move that involves two wrestlers is to hold their opponent’s shoulders and release him or her by slamming into the canvas.
Samoan Drop/Corkscrew Neckbreaker
The Samoan Drop/Corkscree Neckbreaker is a professional wrestling attack that involves a wrestler placing their opponent onto the mat by the neck. The attacking wrestler then steps forward and turns the opponent’s torso upward. After doing this the attacking wrestler climbs onto the top turnbuckle, and then leaps on the opponent. Once on top the attacking wrestler drives the opponent’s neck down and back onto the mat.
This move is also known as the “wishbone”, which refers to the tradition that pulls on a person’s wishbone. The move begins by two opponents running toward the attacking wrestler. He then flings his opponent vertically up in the air. It has been popularized by Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens.
Another technique, also known as the hangman’s neckbreaker, is the “elevatedneckbreaker”. This move is similar the “hangmansneckbreaker” except that the attacker raises up his opponent’s heads and drives it into the ground. It is used by Bo Dallas and Curt Austin as a finisher.
Another popular double-team maneuver in professional wrestling is the Samoan Drop/Corkscree Neckbreaker. The second attacking wrestler doesn’t have to dive from a turnbuckle to do it; he can perform it from an elevated position, such as the ring ropes.
Corkscrew Neckbreaker is another double team move. This involves two wrestlers locking their necks and forcing the opponent to the mat. The Hardy Boys perform this double-team maneuver frequently. One wrestler climbs up on the top turnbuckle while the other one holds the opponent’s legs. One wrestler performs a single leg drop while the other does a double or extreme leg drop.
Double-dropkick refers to a similar move. Two DDTs can be hit on the same opponent by a wrestler. It may be done from the front or the back. It can also used the free arms of both fighters. It can be an effective finishing move when done correctly. It is often used by Rock ‘n’ Roll Express when used correctly.
The Samoan Drop/Corkscrewing neckbreaker is a double-team move that both professional wrestling teams use. The Hardy Boyz are also known to use this maneuver against their opponents. They have used this maneuver in the past and it was named by Michael Cole. Jeff Hardy also uses it.
A double-team powerbomb, which is a devastating move in wrestling, involves two wrestlers attacking an opponent from two directions. The first wrestler sets up his opponent by climbing onto a turnbuckle. While the second wrestler leaps up to grab his opponent’s chin, the second wrestler moves in the opposite direction. The two wrestlers then force the opponent into a double-knee breakbreaker. The powerbomb comes next from the first wrestler.
Another version of this move involves the use of a bear hug. One wrestler holds a victim in a bear hug and the other pushes them backwards using their arms. Then, the holding wrestler then uses a spinebuster, flying body press, or other techniques to push their opponent to the mat.
Another variation of the double-team powerbomb is a two-wrestler double suplex. This move involves two wrestling partners performing the same move against two opponents. The most common types of double-team powerbombs involve the snap suplex, vertical suplex, or front face lock. The move involves the wrestlers covering their opponents’ shoulders with their near arms. They then kick their legs forward to land on the backs of the other wrestler.
Another version of the double-team powerbomb is known as the elevated neckbreaker. The first wrestler holds the opponent’s head against his shoulders as if it were the hangman’s neckbreaker. The second wrestler turns the opponent over and drives the neck into his shoulder.
The double-team powerbomb is an extremely powerful wrestling move, which is used by many wrestlers in the WWE. It was popularized by the British Bulldogs in pro wrestling. The two stars would place their opponent on the top turnbuckle before tagging in Paul Roma. From there, they would perform a headscissors challenge.
This move is most popularly used by female wrestlers. The wrestlers on either side of the opponent’s back push their opponent’s head into the mat. Wrestlers can also perform a one-person variation of this move, known as the arm wringer.